Euromillions Celebrates Ninth Birthday
Euromillions Celebrates Ninth
This week’s midweek draw, which takes place on12th 2013, will be a very special draw for several reasons. Firstly, as there is a triple rollover jackpot of €40 / £34 million on offer for the lucky player able to correctly match all five numbers and two , but also as the draw will mark the ninth anniversary of the first ever !
The first evertook place on Friday 13th 2004, and had a jackpot of €15 / £10 million on offer. This first ever draw saw one very lucky ticket holder from scooping the jackpot, which really started this first ever pan lottery off with a bang! There was also one further lucky player to scoop the second tier prize of a whopping €2,236,395.
Since this first draw, the Euromillions has seen lots of action – it has created 239 millionaire jackpotfrom eight countries (every participating country has seen at least three jackpot , with the exception of poor Luxembourg!), seen a £64 million jackpot prize go unclaimed in the UK, generated the biggest ever jackpot of €190 / £148 million which was won by Adrian and Gillian Bayford in November 2012, not to mention has generated hundreds of column inches in the worldwide media with news relating to , losers, ticket sales and special draws.
So, this week is indeed a special one for the Euromillions and its players, and with a triple jackpot on
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